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Disruptive Innovation Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”  In the end, this is the essence of strategy and innovation

Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Managing a Disruptive Innovation Initiative. There are many reasons why disruptive innovations fail in large companies. 

Innovation in Higher Education

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

We need to look at higher education through the lens of disruptive innovation, argues a report published last February, - Disrupting College: How Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education.  Disruptive innovations are based on two main ingredients. 

Open Services Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Earlier this year, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published a new book, Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era.  For over ten years now, I have been thinking about the application of technology and innovation to services.  from others’ innovation activities as well.”. They ?rst

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Productivity Tools Social ComputingBut let’s get started with things properly.

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Lean Principles in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The key challenge was to manage the growing means of production in the most efficient way possible. 

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A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Few business concepts have been as long and widely used as disruptive innovation.  Several people have weighed in on Lepore’s article. 

Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to joining the SFI in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. Amazing. 

Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The authors concluded that innovation involves two fundamental processes: analysis and interpretation.

Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent

Luis Suarez

Let them go free … and be ready to take innovation and co-creation into the next level! That’s right! Are you ready to engage?

Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Routine, manual tasks can also be well described by a set of rules, including those involved in  manufacturing and other forms of production

Jobs in the Age of Watson

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

At the MIT symposium, I was part of a panel on How will technology affect productivity and employment? Over time, the same disruptive innovations responsible for the technological unemployment disease led to the transformation of the economy and the creation of new industries and new jobs.  There are only 1.2 billion jobs. 

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Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself

Steve Denning

Disruptive innovation kills businesses. They meticulously cultivated innovation. The Innovator’s Solution isn’t a solution.

Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

There are lots of unknowns because, early on, it’s not clear how the market for a new product or service will develop. . Valuable assets.

Reflections on Linux and Mainframes

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Many once great computer products, - and the companies that developed them, - are no longer around.  IBM's S/360 and its legacy at 50. 

The Future of Jobs: Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less.  More importantly, technological progress also took the form of product innovation, and thus created entirely new sectors for the economy, a development that was essentially missed in the discussions of economists of this time.”  .

IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth.   US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% As the US recovers from the financial. economy. 

The Science of Complex Systems

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to joining the Santa Fe Institute in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. And you would get a systematic decrease in wages and productivity and invention.  They are centers of creativity and innovation.  Let me explain. And is Microsoft a great big elephant? 

"Innovation in New York" Revisited

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In June of 2008 I participated in a panel, “Is New York a Center of Innovation?,” Innovation in large urban regions like New York has been one of my key areas of interest.  Innovation is now even more important to New York.  We need to help create all kinds of new, well paying jobs so the NY area can dig its way out of the crisis. 

Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It by Kevin Wheeler on March 10, 2010 How different is what you do today from five years ago?  Suddenly productivity began to climb and averaged 2.6

Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Fall of the wall: Capital flows to education innovation. LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. Retrieved January 16, 2015, from [link] technology/2012/dec/30/linkedin-endorsements-turn-you-into-the-product OECD Publishing. 2003). New Directions for Higher Education, 2003(122), 5–12. 2004). 2011). 2013).

“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The article appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review , where Carr was then an editor-at-large. 

Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design

Adaptive Path

It was a time when companies were moving away from a product and technology focus and a solutions-focus was emerging. Birgit Mager has watched service design evolve since the mid-nineties, and has been hugely influential in its development. Ayla Newhouse [AN]: How did you arrive at service design as your path? How do you think about it now?

Bader A. Alsaleh - September 17, Riyadh - Summary Notes

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It is based on innovation. Bahrain, 2003 - students were prepared to work on a specific type of project. Overview of major pedagogic models) - e-learning 2.0 - connectivism - communities of enquiry etc Key elements of pedagogy: personalization, participation, productivity. Bader A. Why are we interested in social media?

The Rise and Potential Fall of the Talent Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The top marginal tax rate went from 70% in 1981 to 28% in 1988; it later rose to 39.6% in 1993, fell to 35% in 2003, and it’s been back to 39.6%

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[2b2k] The Net as paradigm

David Weinberger

So I bought his 2003 book Shift!: 175-176] Not bad for 2003! Edward Burman recently sent me a very interesting email in response to my article about the 50th anniversary of Thomas Kuhn’s The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. The book is not very long — 50,000 words or so — but it’s dense with ideas. Shift!

Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan

Dan Pontefract

If you haven’t heard of Marshall McLuhan , well you’re simply missing out on one of Canada’s most innovative minds. Thoughts?

Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

RSS went through several early versions: RSS 0.91, which was the first production version, RSS 1.0, Content syndication has been behind some of the most innovative developments on the world wide web. Working with the Semantic Web group located in Fredericton, the eLearning group developed a product called Sifter/Filter. CCK11.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Innovating in the face of change. Consider Cisco, a company with a staggering thirst for new-product information and detail. It’s real.

The Soothing Effect of Blogging

Luis Suarez

Oh, wait, it certainly can: when the final product  is better than the original idea. Not even embarrassing anymore. Go figure. I doubt it.

Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Having thought about this for a while, I would look for innovative approaches to governance in two very different places:  by exploring the transformation of management models in business over the past twenty years; and by re-examining the thinking of the Founding Fathers over two hundred years ago.   . natural disasters.

Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!

Luis Suarez

Get on with it!  It’s dead! . Is remote working dead? Really? No doubt!’ , you may be screaming out loud! Who knew?, huge thing. And Hummm …Maybe.

Education Technology Strategies - Day Two

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. The challenge now is how do we take those innovations and find those things that are working best and spread them not just to lead schools, but all across the system and in every school and in every board - the challenge is to get the great innovations more generally in use.

Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.

Bob Sutton

The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Customer-Focused Innovation. James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality.

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The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Rossi, 2003) In the end, the standards win, because, in the end, the people win.

Cloud Computing and the Evolution Toward the "Outside-In," Virtual Enterprise

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a very stimulating meeting in Madrid sponsored by the Bankinter Innovation Foundation.  The Foundation was started in 2003 by Bankinter , - one of the largest commercial banks in Spain, - in order to foster entrepreneurial innovation in the country.

Towards an ET (Energy Technologies) Revolution

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Our world is not lacking for Grand Challenges - that is, complex problems of great importance to society whose solutions require breakthroughs across multiple dimensions.  I am sure that improving the productivity and quality of health care is in just about everyone's list.  How much land globally is available for the production of biofuels? 

Why I’m Scared of the SOPA Bill by Jim Fruchterman

Beth Kanter

Most tech companies think this is the most counter-productive job and innovation killing bill they’ve seen in years. The U.S.

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The OER Debate, In Full

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The OPL was truly innovative in that, in addition to requiring citation of the original author as source, it contained two license options that authors could choose to invoke or not invoke. RedHat published the documentation for their products under the OPL up until 2010. 2003). 2003, January 5). Let me explain further.

The Smarter Planet University Jam

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In 2003, a Values Jam involving more than 300,000 IBM employees around the world was used to redefine the core IBM values for the 21st century.  This kind of information-based intelligence will help us make companies, industries, organizations and economies more efficient, productive and responsive.